Rhythmic Auditory Cueing and Gait - Your Therapy Source
Rhythmic auditory cueing provides a uniform or patterned recurrence of a beat or accent to offer an external cue for to influence motor execution. A recent study discusses rhythmic auditory cueing and gait for individuals with cerebral palsy.
Bilateral Coordination Activities - The OT Toolbox
Bilateral coordination activities are essential for coordinated and fluid movements that require both sides of the body. Also called bilateral integration, the movements of both hands together in activities requires processing and integration of both hemispheres of the brain to enable both hands working together at the same time. Without bilateral coordination, a child might ... Read More about Bilateral Coordination Activities
Activities to Improve Oculomotor Dysfunction - The OT Toolbox
Oculomotor function refers to the six muscles surrounding each eye. These muscles work together to produce controlled eye movements. When there is oculomotor dysfunction evident, a child may have difficulty with depth perception, visual attention, visual memory, visual perceptual tasks, visual scanning, spatial disorientation, eye-hand coordination, balance, or reading and writing tasks. You can see ... Read More about Activities to Improve Oculomotor Dysfunction
How to Incorporate Seated Movement in the Classroom
Inside you’ll find: Why kids NEED to fidget and wiggle to facilitate learning and how to bring movement into the classroom without unnecessary distraction. I was the good girl. When I was homeschooled, I sat in my seat, kept quiet, and did my worksheets. My brother on the other hand??? My memories of [...]
13 Ways to Use a Foam Roller With Kids! - The Inspired Treehouse
Have you ever seen a foam roller in the sporting goods section of your favorite store and wondered what they’re for? They are colorful like pool noodles but not as flexible (the are actually very dense and hard) and they are short and stubby as opposed to long and lean like the pool toy. This post ... Read More about 13 Ways to Use a Foam Roller With Kids!